Carus Publishing Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2007
geo: 
Petersborough , NH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers obtained access to customer information located on the Company's website. The breach occurred sometime between April and May. Customer names, addresses, credit card numbers and types of credit cards were downloaded by the hackers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

OfficeTeam

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 30, 2007
geo: 
Manchester , NH
United States
Records Breached: 

237

A staffing professional from OfficeTeam sent an email to individuals. The email included the email addresses and Social Security numbers of all the recipients of the email. At least 237 New Hampshire residents were affected by the incident, but the total number of individuals affected nationwide was not reported.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CMP Advanced Mechanical Solutions

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 7, 2008
geo: 
Binghampton , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

202

The personal information of employees was placed on a shared Company drive. The files were accessible to all employees who had a computer between August 2007 and November 2007. The breach occurred when payroll files were transferred to human resources and a copy of the data files was inadvertently left on a shared drive.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ember Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 26, 2011
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

50

Ember received a package that had been sent from Ceridian via Federal Express.  The package appeared to have been tampered with.  Ceridian processes Ember's payroll information and the package contained individual W-2 forms for current and former Ember employees.  Two corners of the package had opened and the contents were wrinkled, but no documents appeared to be missing or opened. Ember warned its employees that their names, Social Security numbers, addresses and 2010 payroll information may have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Broward County School Board, Private Medical Practices

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 8, 2011
geo: 
FL
United States
Extra Info: 

People in multiple areas of Broward County Florida were affected.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two former employees from different private medical practice offices were charged with providing confidential patient information to other members of an identity theft and fraud ring.  Both of these people participated in the identity theft and fraud ring from early 2009 until February 2, 2011.  A former employee who worked for the Broward County School Board passed along information from a teacher certification database, which included names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth.  The information was used to fraudulently add people as authorized users to the victims’ credit card and

Source: 
Databreaches.net

WordPress

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2011
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

18 million (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Hackers accessed several of WordPress's servers. All information on the servers could have been accessed. Source code, API keys and social media passwords may have been exposed. Blog comments from WordPress spokespeople reveal the stage of the investigation and that phone numbers and financial information were unlikely to have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Rolling Stone, Radar, Corrupted Justice, Nettica, the Rick Ross Institute of New Jersey

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 15, 2011
Extra Info: 

Any website that mentioned a September 2006 article called "Strange Bedfellows" from Radar Magazine or a July 2007 article entitled "To Catch a Predator: The New American Witch Hunt for Dangerous Pedophiles" may have been affected.

Records Breached: 

100,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

After a falling out among members of Perverted Justice, a former member attempted to bury two unflattering articles about himself.  The articles were about his infidelity and were originally published in Rolling Stone and Radar Magazine.  The former member created a virus that spread  over the internet and infected computers across the world.  Approximately 100,000 computers were affected and a botnet was created.  The botnet's goal was to attack websites that published the two articles so that no one could access them.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

ABM Industries

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 21, 2011
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

91

Televisions, mobile telephones and computers were stolen during a March 5, 2011 office burglary.  One of the stolen computers contained tax reporting information, including Social Security numbers, for individuals employed by ABM in 2007 and 2008.  One suspect was arrested sometime around March 22. The stolen computer was not recovered and ABM began notifying current and former employees of the breach on April 15.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Infogroup

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 21, 2011
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Records Breached: 
Unknown
A small number of computers used to process customer orders were discovered to be infected with a virus. The virus may have compromised a small number of payment transactions which included credit card numbers and related information collected to process transactions. The total number of customers affected and the date the computers were first infected with the virus were not disclosed.
Source: 
Databreaches.net

GoGrid LLC.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 21, 2011
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Forty New Hampshire residents were notified of the breach. The total number of individuals affected was not revealed.

Records Breached: 

40

An unauthorized third party may have viewed account information sometime between November 2008 and the end of March 2011. The intrusion was discovered during a regular review of system activity by GoGrid's Security Team. Names, addresses, and payment card data such as cardholder name, card account number and expiration date were involved. The number of unauthorized access incidents between November 2008 and March 2011 was not revealed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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